2014

April 19 Annual Easter Egg and Bone Hunt for Canines
Godfrey's Welcome to Dogdom will hold its annual Easter Egg and Bone Hunt for Canines Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be indoor and outdoor events at the facility, located at 4267 New Holland Road, Brecknock Township. Inside there will be hidden eggs in the shop containing prizes and coupons for in-store discounts up to 40% off. Biscuits also will be hidden. The Puppy Bunny will be there from 1:45 to 3 p.m. and guests are encouraged to bring a camera. Outdoors, the small dog park will be filled with plastic colored eggs and homemade biscuits. At 2 p.m. the Puppy Bunny will give the signal to start the hunt. With your dog on a leash, you'll help your dog select biscuits and eggs. Some of the eggs will contain prizes and coupons for in-store discounts. To participate in the outdoor hunt, your dog must be: dog-friendly, people-friendly and OK around food. No dogs with food aggression issues. The dog must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. No retractable, aka Flexi, leashes. Dogs must have a current rabies vaccination One dog per handler.

May 1 through June 7 Paws for the Cause pet food drive
The Wyomissing Home Depot will be collecting pet food and pet toys from May 1 through June 7 at its store at 1731 Crossing Drive. The collected items will be donated to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and the Humane Society of Berks County during a special celebration June 7, see below.

May 2 through May 4 Reading Pet Expo
The Reading Pet Expo will be held Friday, May 2, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Reading Fairgrounds in Bern Township. Admission is $10 per person age 13 and older. Children age 12 and younger are admitted free. Scheduled performers are: Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix, Berks County Dog Training Club, Mid Atlantic Disc Dogs and there will be a parade of breeds.

May 10 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

May 17 Art for Arf's Sake Art Auction
The Humane Society of Berks County will hold its annual Art for Arf's Sake Art Auction Saturday, May 17, at the Santander Performing Arts Center, 136 N. Sixth St., Reading. Watch the HSBC website for more details as they become available.

June 7 Paws for the Cause
Home Depot in Wyomissing will be holding Paws for the Cause Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise awareness of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and the Humane Society of Berks County . Pet food and toys collected at the store, 1731 Crossing Drive, will be donated to the two animal shelters. There will be live music, a kids workshop, games, vendors and the building of two dog houses by Boy Scouts, the police and fire departments. There will be free food.

June 14 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

July 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Aug. 9 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Sept. 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Oct. 11 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Nov. 8 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Dec. 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.


Submit an item for the BerksPets calendar by sending the date, cost, who/what the event benefits, a few details and who to contact for further information to ssmith@readingeagle.com. Be sure to put BerksPets in the subject line.